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Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door (2006)

Mark Lucas and Theresa Connolly fall in love but their overbearing mothers ruin their wedding plans and possibly their future together.





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Cast overview, first billed only:
Theresa Connolly
Mark Lucas
Bridget Connolly
James Connolly
Betsy Lucas
Frank Lucas
Roger Reyes
Reverend Mayfield
Julie Araskog ...
Club Rep
Patty Weaver ...
Bridal Dress Sales
Phoebe Holston ...
Head Chef
Barnaby Hitzig ...
Delivery Man
Tow Truck Driver


Mark Lucas and Theresa Connolly fall in love but their overbearing mothers ruin their wedding plans and possibly their future together.

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Release Date:

4 February 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Halloween Romance  »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Mark Lucas and Theresa Connolly drive to the spot where the house is to be built, you can see the reflection of some crew and the sound man with the boom mic in the vehicle's front bumper. See more »


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On holiday in lovely Catalina Island
1 March 2006 | by (EASTBOURNE, ENGLAND) – See all my reviews

This film is not a classic and it doesn't pretend to be. It makes no claim to deal with serious issues but it is a lovely and thoroughly enjoyable Haloween romance. For me as an Englishman it was an education in American culture. Electric cars what are they, the traffic jam in Los Angeles was the most horrendous I have ever seen, People with their national flag hanging outside their house, and the seriousness with which they celebrate Haloween all new to me. The atmosphere during the whole film I found absolutely delightful, The two young Romeo and Juliet played their parts so nicely. The 4 old stagers 2 husbands and of course Patty Duke and Shelley Long so nice and so lovely to see them together. This is not a deep film but a lovely romance. Top marks to Hallmark for making a film like this because though there are many who will find it ucky there are many like myself who will find watching it a pure joy. For me it was like going on holiday to this island but rather sad when it finished,

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